Monday, December 21, 2009

The Hunt for Tins

Popcorn Tins. If you're reading this, you're probably getting one for Christmas.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Atwater


Man it was cold. And I'm sick. :(

Friday, December 18, 2009

Red Sky Morning and Alternate Driver

This morning, to my delight, I was witnessed to a beautiful red sky morning (working song title and idea, been working on it for a while, don't steal!). I wished at the time I had a better camera to take the photo, but there's something cool about using a grainy phone camera to capture these moments.

Today, work was actually interesting as I went to the LAX terminal and climbed up to the rafters in the terminals above all the people. Let me tell you, it is one scary area. I thought I was either going to fall, or I was gonna get eaten by zombies! FREAKY! * shudder*

Also, you believe they actually trust me driving this thing?! *double shudder*

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Holiday Lunch


Today, the boss took the group out for a holiday dinner. Armed with a $20 off coupon, she took us to Salt Creek Grill in El Segundo (or is it Manhattan Beach?). The place looked nice somewhat like a Lazy Dog Cafe. Their menu was quite small but they did have a full bar (we weren't allowed to order from there :[ )
She even took us out for dessert. It seems as if the Gelato place we went to took a 'lil phrase I like to say. :)

PS. I had the French Dip Sandwich with the garlic parmesean fries which I fully shared with my coworkers.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Make Up Your Own Story

A Poem


My Silvertone

I already do miss you

athough our time was short

we made some great sounds

hammers, slides, even distort.

So why did I let you go?

How come I set you free?

Since you needed to be loved,

It's the only way it could be.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

"Scrobble" vs "Words With Friends"

Completely confident in my Scrabble Skills. J and R are going down!
*Looks at board* *Looks at tiles* WTF AM I GONNA DO WITH 7 "i's"! (Yes, I had 7 "i's" in this game, 3 at one time. I had 3 "i's", 2 "v's", and 2 "r's" all at once. WTF!)
Yeeep.
BTW, I wish I had Words With Friends on my Windows Mobile Phone. :(

Friday, December 11, 2009

Five Guys

Today, mom and I ate at one of President Obama's favorite burger joints, Five Guys. It was pretty good, I don't know if I'd eat it over In-N-Out but I'd recommend it. But FYI, I didn't know the regular burger was a double stack. I'm a wimp so I like the single patty. (I'm trying to cutback!)

PS. I had the Cheeseburger and Cajun Fries. (Gotta love the free peanuts too!)

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Drawing and The Grinch!

Today, I woke up in Lakewood where I slept over at M and J's new house. M made breakfast for everyone and I drew a drawing of a Black Scoter. What is that you ask?

Why this. He/She appears to have no bottom because in the picture I was looking at he was flying out of the water, which is what I tried to depict but failed. I'm particularly proud of this drawing as it actually resembles what I was drawing, also because I didn't have an eraser so any mistakes I made are left on that page. :D

Later that day, J, J, M, T, mom, and I all went down to Hollywood and watched How the Grinch Stole Christmas featuring the lawyer from Night Court (JL)who played Old Max. The show was actually pretty entertaining albiet short. It reminded me alot of Aladdin from Disney's California's Adventure. The Grinch was fantastic and the crowd interaction was fun.

Being the hungry bunch that we were, we all headed back out to Eagle Rock where I finished my day at Oinksters.

PS. I had a cheeseburger and belgium fries. YUM.

Friday, December 4, 2009

The Grove

Today we went to the Grove. In what now appears to be a yearly tradition (this is year 2), we shopped, ate and took pictures in front of the tree. I don't really have any pictures to post, but M and C do. I'll put up a link if they can post it.

PS. I had brazilian. :D

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Frag Out!

Let me be honest here for a bit, today I feared for my life. You see here at work, a huge bulk storage chemical tank nearly exploded. And in my area! OH NOES! So I was called onto the front line where I was ready, in full on chemical suit, gloves, and protective face shield. Armed with only a sample bottle, I winced and prayed that upon opening this valve that I wouldn't be hit with highly pressurized, burning hot caustic.

Long story short, I lived to write this thrilling write up, and the above picture was the look on my face after returning back knowing that the tank would not erupt. :o.


As a reward, I was summoned downtown to go to archives and pull some paperwork. :I However, don't fret, I was joined for lunch at T.O.T. with J to celebrate her birthday a few days early. Happy birthday J!

PS. I had the Spicy Tuna Bowl with Side Salad and Miso Soup

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Surprise

A Surprise Birthday Party for Me?! Thanks all!
Yes, that is a Voltron cake. Yes, it is awesome.
Seriously, I thought I was gonna play golf.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

25.

Today is my birthday! YAY! Being an annual passholder, I was able to use my Birthday as a means to procure seventy two disney dollars! HORRAY (no applicable on food purchases.... booo.)

Now that I have these $72 dollars, I will now attempt to renew my pass, along with a charity day for whatever the cost is minus those 2 ticket days. Genius huh. :D

70 Minute Wait. My mom was playing very carefully.I like this photo.
Birthday Tortillas.
Insert your face here.

Psychadelic.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Timmeh.


2 for 2. Don't forget, he's better than you.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

My Thumb


This may look like an ordinary photo of my thumb but it's not! This past week I've had this annoying cut inside my nail. ARGH!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A Zoolander Moment



I just can't help myself.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Another Crazy Weekend

one rehearsal
one wedding
many smiles
many drinks
... one bruise?(where'd that come from?)

congrats J and J.

Finally!

Eww, I'm ugly in this photo.

Monday, November 9, 2009

3 Beds, One Day

R, r, and myself today (Sunday) put together 3 beds. It was a lot of fun actually except for the stupid directions which made absolutely no sense at all! R was the ninja, r was the assistant, and I was the power tool guru. Above is a photo of 2 beds to remember this event. (I even dressed up)

Other than that, I took care of a few errands this weekend as I finally got the bowtie I was looking for at the Buffalo Exchange on 2nd Street in LB. The staff there and at the Costa Mesa store were extremely helpful (and cute :D) in assisting me in my bowtie quest. Definitely a store I need to put in my shopping rotation.

At night, M and I took 2 clubs and just went to the driving range. We paid 20 bucks total for a few balls and got a few things off our chests and a few balls in the target bucket. I'm horrible at golf. Oh well, can't be good at everything.

Monday, November 2, 2009

What a Weekend.

This weekend, (which actually started on Wednesday) started with me taking Ally out for a 4 and a half hour drive on her birthday. YAY! As soon as we got home, I went to K-Mart and bought an antenna for our "digital ready" tv, which allowed both my mom and me to watch one whole channel. Yip-'f'n-pee! At least it was NBC and I was able to watch some of The Office on Thursday.

Also on Thursday was the Bulls season opener vs the Spurs, and being the crazy idiot I am, I had to watch the game. So I finally got to go where I had always wanted to go as a child. You see, in Atwater there isn't much to do besides: tv, video games, drink, and make babies, all the kids had was the Bellevue Bowl. And back in the corner of the bowling alley, there was this room. With only one entrance and exit, I had always wondered what it was like inside. And well, now that I'm over 21 and needed a spot to watch the game, I headed on in. It was what I had always imagined, a grungy dive bar with a bartender who was coughing up a lung (poor girl). No complaints here tho, happy hour had $1 draught beers and $1.50 for bar food. OOhhh... also keep this between us, but I saw an old teacher from my childhood.... listening to her stories... she's a slut.... shhhhh.
Halloween wasn't much different for me than the rest of the week. My mom told me to sit outside and pass candy to the kids, knowing that I'd be bored out of my mind I pulled out my guitar and serenaded every damn trick or treater until their EARS BLED!! Mwahahahah.. jk jk jk. Sorry, I played the tunes and it really passed by the time.
Too much driving for me this weekend and knowing that tomorrow (now today) I'd have to go to work was just too much for me. So to my delight, this was at my home. My very own Mr. Manager T-Shirt. AWESOME!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Burrrrrrrr

HAH! 37! But hey... apprently it's "SUNNY". *Snuggles in his Long Johns*

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Happy Birthday Ally



yay, Ally is now 2 yrs old. how are we gonna celebrate you ask? why we're gonna take a 300+ mile trip to Atwater. :) bye socal...HELLO NORCAL!

365 Faces


So, today, J sent me the link to K's blog where to my shagrin I was the featured face for J&M's wedding day! Thanks K, for putting me on your blog and making me Internet Famous!

Here's the link to her blog and the post. :D Free advertisement for your fantastic blog.

http://365-faces.blogspot.com/2009/09/joey-wedding-singer.html

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Nike+ Human Race




Thank goodness T had this. Waking up at 5am then running my first race at midnight.... rough stuff. I finished tho and I even signed up for the Surf City run. Surfboard medals!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Congratulations Ally



Here's to many more 22,022 mile adventures.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

TNA Bound For Glory


Tonight my family and friends were Bound For Glory. The event was actually quite good for TNA. The crowd was fully into Ultimate X which once again stole the show. Overall, it was pretty fun except for that one douche sitting in our section who wouldn't get off his high horse. It's people like that, that make wrestling fans look dumb and uncivilized. BTW, we sat next to Tara and Awesome Kong's family. :p Oh ya, those pyros are hella loud! One more thing, if any of the talent was drinking in the Koll Room, I'm cashing their deposit!... I'm looking at you Beautiful People. xD.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Friday, October 16, 2009

Disneyland




Disneyland with the gang on a school night.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

El Furiouso

soy es un luchador.

Thanks M for taking the photo.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Prettiest Friend

I recorded a Jason Mraz song today on my brother's Macbook. I was a little nervous so it's a bit pitchy, but hey, I'm proud of it. Enjoy.

Download link below. Just follow the instructions for a regular download.
Joey - Prettiest Friend.mp3

BTW I used my Baby Taylor for the guitar, as a lil' extra because I know Mr.A-Z uses Taylor himself.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Lunch Time Fun With J


They tryin' to catch me ridin' dirty.

Wake Up Everyone

How can you sleep at a time like this.



Unless the dreamer is the real you.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Wish upon a tree.

Today, I offered up my wish hoping it will be answered. Here's to hoping.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

A New Beginning

In the past few months, a few things have happened to cause an abrupt stop in my posting. However, this is not the place for explanations but a place to write about the many good times, smiles, and blessings that I have had and have shared with you. So please look forward to future posts. It may not be daily, but they will be there, and I hope you'll be there too.